Monday, September 18, 2017

GPISD Counselors are Awesome!!!

GPFAA - Super Heroes for Suicide Prevention...we all pledge to look out for one another.

Ochoa held its new volunteers orientation day with Senorina Escamilla, parent liaison, and Krystal Jones, counselor.

Florence Hill Hurricane Help

Counselor Megan Hay delivered school supplies that Florence Hill collected after Hurricane Harvey to former GPISD employee Vanessa Diggs at Weber Elementary in Clear Creek ISD. 

Jackson Suicide Prevention Week
The Jackson Eagles counselors kicked off National Suicide Prevention Week through classroom guidance. During these lessons, they introduced their counseling department and brought awareness to this important topic. Jackson also hosted a Suicide Prevention rally/concert for their students to kick off a year of positive thinking.

Lee Hurricane Efforts
The counselors Latrice Todd and Rickeshea Todd at Lee collaborated with the art teacher Mr. Nguyen where all students made cards for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Wonderful Williams Counselor

Wonderful Williams counselor Tonya Womack Campbell provided guidance lessons to approximately 700 students. The counselor wore GPISD/conference counseling shirts to help students connect the role of the school counselor, the importance of kindness, bullying prevention, and their job as a successful student.

Bowie Mind, Body, and Soul
Singer/songwriter and founder of the Wezmore Project Eddie Coker visited Bowie Elementary to share his powerful message of promoting a healthy mind, body, and soul. 

Garcia Grandparents
Spending time with grandparents is always fun. Garcia Elementary had a great turn out for their "loteria" with your "abuelita" day.